Sharovipteryx mirabilis (Sharov, 1971) skeleton
Diapsida: Prolacertilia: Sharovipterygidae
Locality: Madygen, Osh Region, Kyrgyzstan
Age: Early Triassic, 245 million years ago
All main groups of animals alive today, such as frogs, turtles, crocodiles,
mammals, and probably birds, had appeared by the end of the Triassic.
But the most significant event of that time was certainly the appearance of dinosaurs.
The next 150 millions years would be the era when
dinosaurs, "terrible reptiles", dominated entirely.